**** HRP Media Release
Police Investigate Motor Vehicle Collision on South Park Street, Halifax
On Sunday, August 29th at approximately 8:20 a.m. Halifax Regional Police responded to a single motor vehicle collision in the 1000 block of South Park Street, Halifax. A vehicle had struck the railing and stairwell at the entrance to a local coffee shop.
The investigation revealed that the driver of the vehicle in the collision had the right-of-way and was proceeding South on South Park street. A second vehicle had entered the intersection from Victoria Road causing the driver who had the right of way to swerve to avoid a collision with the second vehicle. As a result of the evasive maneuver the driver with the right-of-way struck the steps of the coffee shop causing minor damage to the railing at the entrance to the building.
There were no injuries and the driver of the second car, not the one that collided with the railing was issued a Summary Offence Ticket under the Motor Vehicle Act for failing to yield to a vehicle already in the intersection.